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Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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An ancient temple.
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Behind the King Kamehameha Hotel, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool easy stop. Located downtown Kailua Kona behind the King Kamehameha Hotel and adjacent to the pier. Walk to pier area and then a small beach where you’ll probably see canoes stored just off the beach, head to the north end of the beach and...More

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting historical site but it sits in the bay so any viewing must be done from the grass or beach areas of the King Kamehameha Hotel. Still worth taking a look becasue you are going to be on Palani Drive and Ali'i Drive anyways as...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely grassed area where Luaus are held at night. Lots of shade and a great outlook to the sea. Sacred landing place for ancient Hawaiian outriggers etc. Nice location to get a view of Kona from the shoreline.

Thank Tootone56
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Part of the Marriot, you can see it from the surrounds but can not go near it,. I believe you can have a special private dinner there for a price.

Thank David H
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A nice re-creation of a Hawaiian village. Not a lot of original Hawaiian structures, so this gives you an idea of how they lived. After you see this, visit Pu'uhonua o Honaunau to see where they actually lived.

Thank H T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great photo opportunity if you are near the pier where the cruise ship tenders dock. It is a reminder of historic Hawaii.

Thank WireWrapGems2
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is very conveniently located, but you can't get very close to it. We enjoyed the displays of artwork inside the hotel much better.

Thank bobndee24
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This winter home of Kamehameha I is right in the middle of town and visitors walk past it never knowing how close to Hawaiian history they are! There is a large rock that the king used to lay on when he came out of the...More

Thank JC C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Historic and beautiful site near the pier and the swimming area. Watch locals race traditional Hawaiian outriggers.

Thank billcmc46
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were could not get close to this sacred attraction. Only able to take pictures from the beach. This is disappointing.

Thank Debrobbins
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